We invite applications for several full-time three-year PhD studentships in Mathematics and Statistics commencing 1 October 2015.
PhD students are based at the University’s Walton Hall campus in Milton Keynes, UK.
Studentships cover full-time fees and include a stipend (currently £13,863 per annum + £1250 per annum to cover training and conference participation).
Overseas applicants are also welcomed but those from a non-European Economic Area country that is not majority English-speaking must hold a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) certificate for English at B2 level or higher at the time of applying.
Full details of projects are available from: http://www.mathematics.open.ac.uk/phd
There are currently three PhD projects available in Statistics:
(1) Bayesian dynamic forecasting of high frequency data – Álvaro Faria;
(2) F-G Distributions for Survival and Reliability Modelling – Prof. Chris Jones; and
(3) Forecasting and monitoring traffic network flows – Catriona Queen.
A research proposal is not required, but applicants should make clear the project(s) of interest.
Interested persons with a strong background in Statistics are encouraged to make informal enquiries to [log in to unmask]
General information about studying for a research degree with the Open University is available from the Research Degrees Prospectus:
Application forms are available from http://www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate/research-degrees/how-to-apply/mphil-and-phd-application-process
Completed application forms, together with a covering letter indicating your suitability and reasons for applying, should be sent to:
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